The Best OS Migration Software for Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista

Jean updated on Dec 06, 2018 to Partition Master | How-to Articles

Why You Need OS Migration Software

The hard drive of my Dell laptop is too old to work usually. So recently I bought a new hard drive to replace it for better performance. But here a problem comes to me. That is how I can transfer system to a new hard drive without reinstalling system and programs? 

Many users encounter such a problem when they are trying to upgrade system disk to a newer or larger one. But don’t worry! A reliable OS migration software can help you solve this problem with ease. Why? Let’s talk about it! 

As we know, there are two ways to change the old hard drive to a new one. The first way is to re-install Windows system and all the programs on the new hard drive. But most users don’t want to choose this method because it is a little bit complicated. And the second way is much easier; you need to copy or clone system partition from old hard drive to new drive. But to achieve this goal, you have to use an OS migration software. 

How to Transfer Windows System with Easeus OS Migration Software

To ensure that you can successfully transfer the Windows system without data loss, you need to find a reliable OS migration software. But which one is the best? Here we recommend you EaseUS partition magic software. The program is an all-in-one disk partition management tool. With a copy partition wizard which can help you migrate OS to SSD/HDD, it usually used by people as a migration software during hard drive upgrade, data migration. 

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 Windows 10 is supported

Note: The operation of migrating OS to SSD or HDD will delete and remove all existing partitions and data on your target disk. If you saved important data there, back up them to an external hard drive in advance.

 

Step 1: Run EaseUS Partition Master, select "Migrate OS" from the top menu.

select migrate os

Step 2: Select the SSD or HDD as the destination disk and click "Next".

Warning: the data and partitions on the target disk will be deleted. Make sure that you've backed up important data in advance. If not, do it now.

Then click "Migrate" and "OK" to continue.

select the destination disk

Step 3: Preview the layout of your target disk. You can also click the disk layout options to customize the layout of your target disk as you want. Then Click "OK" to continue.

preview the lay out

Step 4: A pending operation of migrating OS to SSD or HDD will be added. Click the "Execute Operation" button and click "Apply" to start migrating your OS to a new disk.

apply the process
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose EaseUS Partition Master?

"I've used Partition Master Professional many times to create, delete, format, move, rename, and resize partitions."PCWorld

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"I love that the changes you make with EaseUS Partition Master Free aren't immediately applied to the disks. It makes it way easier to play out what will happen after you've made all the changes."Lifewire

Will the "Migrate OS" feature transfer the Windows system files only or the whole C drive?

To ensure that the migrated system will boot normally, the Migrate OS feature will transfer all the files in the system and the boot partitions. Generally, the boot partition is the C drive so the transfer will include all the files in C.

Does EaseUS Partition Master license apply to multiple computers?

The license of Partition Master Professional and Server editions can be used on 1 computer only, while that for for the Technician and Unlimited editions can be used on multiple machines.

What is the difference between EaseUS Partition Master Trial version and the Free version?

Free is for home users only, with most basic functions available such as partition resize and clone. While trial can help you understand how this product works and test what a full license can do on a business or server OS machine.

Will it cause any data loss after resizing the partition in EaseUS Partition Master?

Generally, it will not cause any data loss or boot issue by resizing a partition. However, in order to protect your data, we suggest that you backup the partition before resizing, in case of any unexpected situations such as power outages, computer hardware failures, etc. You can use EaseUS Todo Backup to backup the partition and its trial version is fully functioned for 30 days.

What should I prepare before resizing the partition?

On the partition that is going to be operated, there might be some files being occupied by other programs. To ensure a successful operation, we suggest that you close all the unnecessary software before resizing that partition. Otherwise, EaseUS Partition Master will detect the partition being locked by the other software and require a reboot to resize the partition under boot mode.

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